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CJHL announces Standing Committees for 2020-21 campaign

CALGARY, Alta. — The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) has announced the formation of a number of committees for the 2020-21 season, to assist in the overall operation of the CJHL as well as its 10-member leagues and their 135 junior A clubs nationally. Guiding the CJHL for the 2020-21 campaign,  will be Chair of […]

NOJHL to commence 2020-21 regular season Friday

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced late Thursday evening that its modified 2020-21 regular season will commence on Friday as the Espanola Express host the French River Rapids in a 7:30 p.m. start at the Regional Recreation Complex. Listed below are a number of plans of action and protocols that are […]

NOJHL to commence preseason with next stage of return to play

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Friday it will commence the next stage of its ‘Return to Play’ scenario with the beginning of a number of preseason games. On-ice action will begin tonight on two fronts as the Soo Thunderbirds host the Blind River Beavers in a 7 p.m. start […]

Powassan’s “JJ” seeking players for Nipissing U. study

2019-20 NOJHL players invited to complete survey View additional study details here In pursuit of his Master of Science in Kinesiology Degree from Nipissing University, Johnson is presently heading up a project where researchers at the North Bay, Ont.-based school are conducting a study investigating mouthguard and throat protector compliance of Junior ‘A’ hockey players […]

Soo Eagles get early test vs. US U-17 side

SUDBURY, Ont. – While the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League continues to wait it out on various return to play scenarios, one-member club is set to get a quality test beginning this evening at Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.Tonight, the Soo Eagles will take on the United States National Development Team Program’s under-17 […]

NOJHL launches new app

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, in partnership with HockeyTech, announced Thursday the launch of a new and upgraded app that is now ready for download on mobile devices.This official mobile app of the NOJHL features all the latest league news and information.It will also provide real-time scoring data directly from each […]

2020 World Junior A Challenge cancelled

CALGARY, Alta. – Following the cancellation of the 2019-20 hockey season and all national championships in March, Hockey Canada has worked tirelessly with its host organizing committees for 2020 and beyond. While a tremendous amount of work has gone into planning the fall 2020 events, the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a position where […]

NOJHL releases ‘Return to Play’ guidelines

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) announced Friday its initial ‘Return to Play’ outline for the 2020-21 season. While it has traditionally been the plan, in previous years, for the NOJHL and its member teams to commence daily operations mid-August and have regular-season games typically starting in early-September, those options have […]

Harrison offers historical look at NOJHL

SUDBURY, Ont. – Throughout the lengthy and storied past of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, no one has seen or played a more prevalent role in it than its long-time statistician and historian David Harrison. From being around in its infancy, to still providing vital information on the league to this day, Harrison has […]

NOJHL well represented among CJHL save percentage leaders

CALGARY, Alta. – Plenty of the quality goaltenders across the Canadian Junior Hockey League posted some impressive save percentage numbers during the 2019-20 regular season. In all, 38 netminders registered a save mark of .915, or better, among those stoppers who saw a minimum of 1,400 minutes of game action. There were also 10 goalkeepers […]